Events in Sport in August 1941

  • Aug 1 NY Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez sets MLB record for most walks in a shutout, issuing 11 in 9-0 win v St. Louis Browns

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Aug 3 Joe DiMaggio goes 0-4 in Yankees 6-2 loss v St. Louis Browns, ending his on-base streak of 74 games, 2nd in MLB history

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
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Joe DiMaggio
  • Aug 4 Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Mickey Owens becomes 1st MLB player to take 3 foul pop-ups in one inning (3rd) in 11-6 win v NY Giants
  • Aug 6 Detroit Tigers pitcher Al Benton collects 2 sacrifices in an inning, a MLB record; wins 11-2 vs Cleveland Indians
  • Aug 18 Phillies commit 8 errors in a baseball game
  • Aug 28 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
  • Aug 30 St Louis Card Lon Warneke no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 2-0